William David Hislop
1993 (age 29–30)
|Occupation(s)||Actor, writer, comedian|
William David Hislop (born 1993 in London, England) is a British actor, writer and stand-up comedian. He is the son of Private Eye editor Ian Hislop and his wife Victoria.
Hislop studied at Tonbridge School followed by the University of Oxford and alongside Barney Fishwick formed a comedy double act called Giants. In 2017 the 23-year-old won the UK's Musical Comedy Awards.
In 2020, Hislop's "your aunt on the NHS clap" tweet went viral, gaining 4.2 million views on the platform. He also features in a number of videos such as "When you pretend you're not posh", featuring Hislop as a privately-educated individual downplaying his privileged upbringing (reverse snobbery) and "Sexy guy", which is filmed at the Radcliffe Camera at Oxford.